She Cranes lose first test serie to the England Roses


Uganda national Netball team, She Cranes suffered a loss in their opening three-Test Series against England on Wednesday at the Motor point Arena in Nottingham

The Vitality Roses won the game 60–51 win over the She Cranes. The first She Cranes’ goal of the game was put in by Mary Cholhok just minutes before England put on a run of consecutive goals

England’s goal were mostly put away by Cardwell and Sophie Drakeford-Lewis were found well by  Hannah Joseph and their assistant captain Imogen Allison something that led to their loss in the first quarter 16–11.

The ladies from Uganda rallied back in the second quarter as Irene Eyaru and Magaret Baagala calmly feed Cholhok for Uganda to win the second quarter 17–9.

In the midst of the game, it was evident that The She Cranes fell short of players, pushing head coach Fred Mugerwa to move shooter Proscovia Peace back to goal keeper.

In the third quarter, lost 17–9 a result that affected their game as went behind, pushing them to lose 18–14, the result board total to a 60–51, losing the game by nine(9) goals.

She Cranes will play England again on 8th October in the second test serie.

Jeremiah Mugalu

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